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What Is The Public Domain?

Public domain is a frequently used term in copyright parlance, yet it isn’t defined in copyright statutes nor is it always properly understood. Below we provide some insight into when a work is in the public domain and what that […]

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Are You the Go-To Copyright Person?

Many times I hear my students say they've become the “go-to” person at work for copyright issues, regardless of whether they're librarians, library directors, information managers or architects,

The International Copyright Symbol

Copyright Law Basics: The International Copyright Symbol In this post, you'll get a greater understanding for the purpose and benefits of using the international copyright symbol. Using the international

6 Essential Tips for Legally Using Images

Legally Using Images In this post, you will learn essential tips for legally using images which will minimize your copyright risks and lower your risks of copyright infringement. This

Applying Fair Use in Your Library

Fair Use in Your Library Since 2006, Lesley Ellen Harris has been writing a column, Info Rights, for Information Outlook, the publication of the Special Libraries Association (SLA). Each

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